Dinners and receptions

London's hidden gem

London's hidden gem

Picturesque palace

Set in the unspoilt grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens, this picturesque palace is the perfect West London setting for your special dinner or reception.

Kew may be a royal palace, but it was also once a family home. King George III, Queen Charlotte and their children all left an indelible mark on this amazing building during their time here, and the atmosphere remains equal parts regal and intimate.

Today, you can treat your guests to a dinner to remember in an historic Grade I-listed venue that has lost none of its cosy charm over the centuries. What better way to mark your special occasion?

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Dinner in the King's Dining Room for 14 people on one long table

King’s Dining Room

The décor and furnishings of this sumptuous dining room are almost identical to those enjoyed by King George III during his time at Kew.

It was here that the King hosted lively dinners with the great and good of his day – now, you, your friends and colleagues can dine in regal splendour and help keep the spirit of revelry alive.

The King’s Dining Room can cater for up to 40 guests for receptions, and up to 30 guests for a dinner

Royal Kitchens

Step through the breath-taking 18th-century doorway into the Great Kitchen and be transported back in time to the hidden heart of the palace, where cooks and servants prepared banquets for the royal family and their guests.

With their original copper boilers, charcoal stoves and colourful brickwork, the Royal Kitchens make a truly unique venue for your dinner or reception.

The Royal Kitchens can cater for up to 60 guests for a reception, and up to 40 guests for a dinner.

King’s Breakfast Room

Filled with knickknacks and curios from the lives of King George III and his family, the King’s Breakfast Room is a wonderfully eccentric space for meetings and other events, with its antiquated scientific instruments and an original Georgian chamber organ.

The King’s Breakfast Room can cater for up to 24 guests for a reception.

Queen’s Garden

This enclosed garden, immediately adjacent to the palace, makes a wonderful space for outdoor receptions – especially during the summer months, when the air is filled with the scent of pollen and fragrant herbs.

Laid out in typical 17th-century style, the garden boasts a gazebo, a Florentine sculpture and a sunken garden, giving the grounds an air of timeless elegance and tranquillity.

The Queen’s Garden can cater for up to 40 guests for a reception.

Approved suppliers

Whatever the nature of your event our preferred suppliers can help you deliver an unforgettable experience for your guests.

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If you would like to speak to a member of our team please call us on +44 (0)20 3166 6115.

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